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ground today in a new search for the body of jimmy hoffa, the labor strong man with alleged ties to organized crime, his disappearance one of the most notorious and mysterious in the history of the united states. it's believed he was killed by the mob, but his body has never been found. here's ed payne. it looks like we're having some audio troubles with is story, but what we can tell you right now, crews today will be looking for jimmy hoffa, the teamster boss, this after a dying man gave them a tip that he had seen a body buried in the driveway at a home just outside of detroit, michigan. by the way, jimmy hoffa was last seen outside of a restaurant in detroit, that happening today. they did find initial tests of radon, basically clueing them in that there was a body in that driveway or something the size of a body. they'll be looking today and we'll keep you posted not only on the air, but on abc2news.com. >>> in other news this morning, police say this a gunman killed -- say that a gunman killed four people inside of a minneapolis sign- making business before turning the gun
driveway in the search for jimmy hoffa. >>> good thursday morning, everybody. we begin with the big, breaking news. the nfl and its referees have struck a deal, ending that lockout that put substitute refs in the game. >> now, the two sides finally settled after a controversial play turned the labor dispute into a national punch line. we begin with abc's tahman bradley. >> a deal is done. >> reporter: regular nfl officials return to work tonight, after their union and the league reached a tentative agreement to end the lockout that began in june. >> the replacement officials will be replaced. >> reporter: the officials union still needs to approve the eight-year deal. but the nfl commissioner lifted the lockout so the regular refs can call tonight's browns/ravens games in baltimore. in a statement, roger goodell said, we look forward to having the finest officials back on the field. and i want to give a special thanks to nfl fans for their passion. now, it's time to put the focus on the teams and players where it belongs. this end to monday night's packers/seahawks game. two replace
you give it a try? >>> giants stadium, a florida swamp, a backyard pool. where jimmy hoffa could be buried so many years ago. today investigators search another place hoping to solve this mystery which is now 36 years old. >>> yesterday it was snow, today it was the lightning. we have seen some wild weather out west, but this is just plain dangerous. >>> and we have the showers and storms pushing off their way towards the east, but is the rain done for the day? i'll have the answer to that question coming up. >>reporter: well, lynette, traffic is just starting to slow down here on 695 at old court road. and we are dealing with several accidents across the region. i'll have your complete time saver traffic report coming up. >>> and as we head to break this morning, you're looking at a live picture of new york city. looks foggy there too. let's head up there right now and get a look at today's tech bytes. >>reporter: in today's tech bytes, facebook unwraps a gift service from the social network's members can now send gifts, real gifts, not virtual ones to other members. eventu
driveway will lead them to the body of famed union boss jimmy hoffa. >>> 10 burglaries in one week. how some crooks are breaking into homes in howard county and the neighbors there are nervous about thieves targeting them. >>> and the o's, they are fighting to be number one in the league, but will the red sox keep them in the spot tonight? that is a big question all of us are wondering on this friday morning. you see charley out there live at the yard. good morning and happy friday. i'm megan pringle. as you can see charley out live this morning, of course, talking about all the excitement with the o's. >>reporter: you know, a lot going on this weekend, megan regarding the orioles. it's fan appreciation weekend. we've got events and promotions tonight, tomorrow and sunday. but, you know, the ravens, they played last night and it was a wet one over at m and t bank stadium. rain possible in -- rain possibly in the forecast today. we're in a break. hey, lynette, do people need to pri these when they come to the ballpark tonight? >> no. they are not going to need that. we're going to get
around the nation, the question has come through a source of legend, this is where the body of jimmy hoffa, police in michigan they can answer that after all of this time. tomorrow with a dig in roseville michigan, investigators recently got a tip from what they're calling a credible source saying that hoffa's body was buried at this home, the same time the former teamsters boss disappeared in 1975. officials say that a radar test confirmed that something is buried be beneath a slab in that home. >>> no onions, an oregon manmade the question when he ordered a quarter pounder. he discovered onions on his burger when he got home, and he called the restaurant and they said come back for a refund and they said you're not going to get the refund and that's because he ate the burger. he threw his soda at the manager and demanded money from the cash register. >>> the real referees are going to be back for tonight's ravens browns game but it was apparent that those replacements still in the minds of many from monday night. some say it was the worst call ever. it's being hailed as awful givin
, but that has never stopped the question, where is jimmy hoffa. the search in michigan. >>> and the hail mary being hailed the worst call in football history. some choosing to remember it with their own t-shirts. >>> topping america's money, a round of encouraging news about the housing market. the median price of a new home sored from 1 1% from july to august, the price $256,000 is the highest in almost 5 and a half years. a record number of families are dealing with student debt. more than 22 million households almost one in five had college loans in 2010. that doubled in just twenty years. >>> the postal service is on the verge of its second default in as many months, unable to come up with $6 billion to fund future retiree benefits. >>> and mcdonald's hope people will want fries and their channel tv. they have their custom made programming with news, sports entertainment. that's america's money. i'm rob nelson.
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. they had a tip it might be the final resting place of former teamsters boss, jimmy hoffa. he disappeared in 1975. the soil extracted from the driveway today will be examined for human composition results. and could be available next week. >>> there's a huge buzz online about abc's brian ross and his investigation into theft by tsa agents. brian and his team checked bags with ipads and cash. and left ipads behind at tsa checkpoints at ten major airports. all the checked luggage made it safely. and nine out of ten forgotten ipads were returned. but in orlando, the ipad was last seen in the hands of tsa officer andy ramirez, and then tracked to his home 30 miles away. >> reporter: brian ross from abc news. when we went to reclaim the ipad two weeks later, ramirez, at first, denied having it. did you take it? >> no, sir. >> reporter: but shortly after, we activated an audio alarm on the missing ipad, ramirez produced it. with his tsa uniform now off, he blamed his wife for taking it. >> ramirez has been fired. he's just 1 of 381 tsa officers who have lost their jobs for theft. 11 this year a
for the body of jimmy hoffa. could they find him? we'll have details straight ahead. >>> good morning. topping america's money, cyber attacks on u.s. banks, the website for some of the country's biggest banks are under what's called denial of service attacks where heckers launch a barrage of traffic, overwhelming the site. a group from the middle east is believed to be responsible. oil prices are up after israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu issued a stern warning about iran's oil program. with oil heading downward, gas prices could be falling, but that could change now. and the nation's four large rental companies are agreeing they won't give customers cars that have been recalled but not fixed. the companies also say they will support legislation to legally enforce the promise. usually warm weather caused trees to ploom earlier than usual, then a freeze damaged crops. that's america's money, i'm sunni houston.
for the remains of teamster jimmy hoffa, appears to have come up empty. they found no remains after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back on monday. but for now, the 37-year-old mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him it was the middle of the day and the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie poe, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: moments earlier, poe's kitchen had caught fire. his bronx apartment quickly filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, poe reached back to his military training from decades ago. >> the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a paratrooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid. their arms banded together. and when he jumpe
happened to jimmy of hoffa? and where did they dump the bold? it's all marked up. tomorrow, they'll bring in the digger to rip it open. >> this is a cold case homicide. >> reporter: it's always been assumed that hoffa, once a powerful president of the teamsters union, who then did jail time for bribery, was killed off by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the construction of giants' stadium, which was knocked down two years ago. later, going on tips, police drained an dug up a backyard pool outside of detroit. three years later, they pulled down a barn in rural michigan. nothing. this latest tip comes from a still anonymous source said to be dying of cancer, who says he saw a body placed here in 1975, as the driveway was being laid. police are not sure what they'll find. >> if it happens to be mr. hoffa, we'll bring an end to a
are looking into a new claim about the location of jimmy hoffa's body. they will take soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway after a man told them he believes he witnessed, hoffa's burial 35 years ago. there have been a number of searches for hoffa since the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. an enduring mystery there. wow. >>> what has four wheels and fleas? well take a look at this. dogs competingen stroller races in a california backyard. other dogs are their hapless passengers. the four canines live with the same california family. >> they need more maneuverable strollers there. not all they can do. this talented crew, races on scooters and kiddie cars with more crashes than bumpers car. their owner says they're all total clowns and having fun. the wagging tails. proof is in the pudding. >> cute video. coming up next, she made magic and millions, almost a billion from the harry potter series for kids. but now will j.k. rowling reel in their parents. we'll hear from the author as she prepares to release her first book for adults. >> food fight in cafeterias across this cou
for teamsters' boss, jimmy hoffa. police in detroit have received a new trip that hoffa is buried under the driveway you see there. they're now taking soil samples. thousands of tips have come in when hoffa vanished in 1975. >>> finally, the prime minister of great britain, perhaps a little embarrassed this morning. he was on david letterman last night. got a pop quiz on british history. he did rather well. but he missed two. he knew which year the magna carta was signed. but he didn't know what magna carta meant. it means great charter. he also couldn't name the composer of "rule britannia." that composer is? thomas arnes. i'm going to guess there aren't a ton of brits that know it, either. on par, he can be excused. >> a pop quiz. >> nose are the only two he missed. >> little high-risk for a british prime minister on letterman. josh, thanks. >>> the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up his biggest lead yet in gallup's daily poll, six points. that puts more pressure than ever on mitt romney. and david muir had a chance
of jimmy hoffa, there were no visible signs of remains, two samples of wet soil and clay were removed. this started after a man told police he saw a body buried in the area 35 years ago. >>> we want to take a look now at orioles park at camden yards. perfect night for a baseball game. we will hear from brian kuebler who is down at the yard with those fans. first we want to check this with mike masco. get your game forecast. >>> got nervous this morning watching rain come through west virginia. it looks like it's going to be far south of the city. manchester has the clouds this play. clouds across the location. this is howist going to boil down. i drew in the line where i think that the best chances of rain will exist,ist from baltimore on south, arundel, pg county, a chance of a scatter shower. the dryer the further north. if you are going to the games there are showers, maybe a quick shower, but i think its going to be cloudy. northwest wind 5-10, we will have a temperature of around 73 degrees. daytime highs today, 80 degrees. we
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